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Re: dependencies - was [Patch] Rename apr_explode_time

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2002-04-15 20:24:12 CEST

On Mon, Apr 15, 2002 at 11:05:53AM -0500, Karl Fogel wrote:
> Tim Moloney <moloney@mrsl.com> writes:
> > Now that Apache 2.0 is released, will Subversion stabilize the
> > versions of the software that it depends on? Or will it continue
> > to require the latest versions of httpd, apr, neon, etc.?
> At the moment, of course, this is the case because there isn't much in
> the development tree that's not also in the release. I don't know if
> that will continue to be true in the future; probably Greg Stein would
> best be able to guess about this. Greg?

Actually, we *do* require something past Apache 2.0.35. There was a change
to mod_dav that inserted another member into the dav_provider structure. We
were totally compatible with that change (the compiler would automatically
insert a NULL), but Sander went and explicitly added the NULL :-)

[ which means, that we now *require* post-2.0.35 ]

I expect there will be other, similar changes in the mod_dav interface to
its provider which will cause us to require a newer version of Apache.
Hopefully, it will be stable, but I'm not going to make guarantees.

It is also quite reasonable to expect that we're going to want to require a
later version of Apache to pick up some bug fixes.


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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Received on Mon Apr 15 20:26:11 2002

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